Friday, April 30, 2010

Binocular Snapshot for 4/30/2010

LastDayWatchers as you watch with your LOUPE to see the continual failure manifesting itself

Nato troops kill three Afghan women

"Two women and a girl have been killed and two men injured after Nato troops opened fire on a car in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar"

"Afghanistan's interior ministry said that the victims were travelling on a highway in Zabul province on Friday when foreign troops opened fire, killing three of the five civilians in the car"

Along with the extension of failure

Pakistani smugglers supplying Afghan bombmakers

"Banned in Afghanistan, ammonium nitrate is the basic ingredient of the Taliban's roadside bombs. The amounts ferried into Afghanistan are staggering. Each truck carries 130 bags, each of which contains 110 pounds of ammonium nitrate. A caravan typically has least 12 trucks, which means a single night's shipment can move 85 tons of the fertilizer"

The Loupe has a Recommended Reading

False Gods And Wall Street's Future

"It's this overbalancing toward quarterly reporting that led Thomas Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to remark several years ago that, “The rules have now been changed to favor a culture of immediate financial gratification without regard to long-term costs. We've created an environment where a company's long-term value and health are all too easily sacrificed at the altar of meaningless short-term performance”

"The mutuality of short-term interests by all the players hinders, postpones or even destroys long-term value creation. It can also appropriate a disproportionate amount of financial wealth from the system"

See more at the May 15th Prophecy written at LastDayWatcher